Mona Esposito

Co-founder, Noble Grain Alliance

Mona Esposito is co-founder with Kelly Whitaker of Noble Grain Alliance, a non-profit aimed at restoring heritage grains to Colorado and supporting and recreating the network of farmers, millers and makers needed to make a regional grain economy thrive.

With degrees in art history and linguistics, a career in photography, and an Italian mother, Mona was perfectly poised for a life of travel, food and wine. She is at home both in the garden and in the kitchen and was raised with the notion of food and place. She has been an avid baker for over 10 years, is passionate about the use of 100% heritage whole grains in her baking, and is an advocate of the superior nutrition and flavor you find in whole grains.